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Agent who led Alamo investigation to retire

TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) - After more than 20 years with the FBI, Special Agent Randall Harris is retiring. Harris served the Texarkana office for about 12 years and managed the federal investigations of notorious criminals like Tony Alamo.

 Harris says that the proudest day of his life was last summer when Alamo was convicted of all 10 counts in a federal indictment accusing him of bringing young girls across state lines for sex. After the emotionally charged trial for Alamo, supporters held a sign outside the courthouse that read, "Thank you Randall Harris."

After nearly 21 years with the FBI, Harris says he now plans to get licensed as a private detective and specialize in financial investigations. He says he hopes to perform work for public and private agencies and for defense attorneys.

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